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Oscar was a colley (sheep dog) which slept in a kennel in the cornyard.

When they've done with you at Government House, they may find a kennel for you there until morning.

He placed me in this kennel, vanished, and left me to my fate.

His word was law in the stables, the kennel, the plantations, and the boat-quay.

He was huddled in the back of his kennel, with his nose jammed down into the corner.

This idea occurred to us on looking at our watch when we got back to our kennel.

And once I had not run away from Hector when he broke loose from his kennel.

"Someone put him in his kennel," he said through the panels.

Not a penny-piece to save ye   From the kennel or the spout;— Dinner, John!

Then he turned and walked slowly and thoughtfully back to his kennel.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Anglo-French *kenil, Old French chenil, from Vulgar Latin *canile, from Latin canem (nominative canis) "dog" (see canine (n.)), "with suffix as in ovile sheepfold" [OED]. As a verb, 1550s, from the noun.

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